GPS / Telematics

Michigan to Test Telematics for State Fleet

April 17, 2015

Michigan would roll out a telematics initiative for 120 vehicle in the state fleet, under legislation introduced by state legislators.

The state is considering implementing GPS-based telematics to save money on fuel and crack down on employees who misuse government vehicles, state Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker (R-Lawton) told

The Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget would launch the 120-vehicle pilot program under substitute language adopted April 16. Senate Bill 8 gained approval from the Senate Elections & Government Reform Committee, reports the Lansing State Journal.

The state maintains 9,500 on-road vehicles, including 2,000 state police vehicles that are aready equipped with tracking technology.

Comment On This Story

Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.


Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Recent Topics

I am in the early stages of creating a central fleet maintenance department. Would anyone be willing to share an org chart for their...

View Topic

I have been tasked with implementing a small motor pool here at the City and need help on how to implement and manage it. I have a staff...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

974 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

Lexus is a luxury vehicle marque established in the early 1980s and launched in 1989. Lexus belongs to the global Toyota family.

Read more